Tag Archives: ex-gays

“Ex-Gays” Join Kim Davis Supporters

A man waving a sign with the names of three of the most vile “ex-gay” activists in the nation has recruited young boys to join him in supporting Kim Davis by screaming damnation over a bullhorn outside the courthouse where Davis and her deputy clerks have just arrived for their contempt of court hearing.

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Liberty Counsel Had A Really Shitty Year

Liberty Counsel recaps their 2013: In 2013, as in past years, we continued to diligently promote and protect natural marriage and families. During this year, we filed federal lawsuits challenging laws in California and New Jersey that prevent minors from receiving Christian counseling to overcome unwanted same-sex attractions or behavior. We continued to defend a Massachusetts pastor who faces charges …

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Sandy Rios At The FRC Hate Summit

Remember when former Concernstipated Women head Sandy Rios predicted that “thousands of ex-gays will descend upon Washington DC.”? And then NINE showed up? She got more of the same yesterday at the FRC’s hate summit.

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SCOTUS Rejects Appeal Of University Official Canned For Anti-Gay Op-Ed

Last December, the Sixth Federal Court of Appeals upheld the firing of former University of Toledo human resources director Crystal Dixon, who was canned in 2008 after an Ohio newspaper published her op-ed column in which she denounced LGBT rights and promoted the “ex-gay” movement. Dixon, long a martyr for anti-gay hate groups, was represented by the anti-gay Thomas More …

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Oprah Network Special: Ex-Gay Survivors Confront Exodus International

The show airs on Thursday.    In a special episode, Lisa Ling is joined by a group of survivors of the condemned and damaging practice of “reparative therapy” as they confront Alan Chambers. Chambers recently asked Ling to help orchestrate an opportunity in which he could formally apologize to those who felt deceived and defrauded by Exodus’ practices and to announce …

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HomoQuotable – Greg Quinlan

“The homosexual push for ‘equal’ marriage,” otherwise known as genderless marriage, can only lead to a ban on heterosexual rights. With a President in power who endorses gay causes and readily misuses executive orders, and emboldened by their numerous wins for gay rights at the legislative and judicial level, homosexuals have now moved beyond equal rights to the ‘more equal …

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How To Prevent Homosexuality

“Ex-gay” Pastor Stephen Bennett was an alcoholic and a drug dealer. Because he was a homosexual and for no other reason. And now he’d like you to pay him to torture LGBT children. But first, send him a photo of that young man. Why don’t you take the time to pray, gather your thoughts, and write your story about your …

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NYT: Rift Between “Ex-Gays” Deepens

The New York Times reports that more “ex-gay” ministries are moving to distance themselves from Exodus International, whose head Alan Chambers has admitted that reparative therapy never works. Mr. [David] Pickup, an officer of the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality [NARTH], composed of like-minded therapists, said reparative therapy had achieved profound changes for thousands of people, including …

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The New S.T.U.D.

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HomoQuotable – John Smid

“So often people will say someone needs to ‘repent’ from homosexuality. It is something that actually cannot be repented of! People are, or they are not, homosexual. It is an intrinsic part of their being or personally, my being. One cannot repent of something that is unchangeable. I have gone through a tremendous amount of grief over the many years …

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CBN Trots Out “Ex-Gay” Asshat To Counter Message Of MN Rep. Steve Simon

Even since Minnesota state Rep. Steve Simon’s pro-gay religious message went viral, Christianist sites and networks have gone on the attack. Good As You points us to the below CBN News episode which trots out Exodus International’s Randy Thomas to denounce Simon. Fast-forward to 9:30 on the clip.

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HomoQuotable – Alan Chambers

“Children all over the world, including my two children are fans of Toy Story and to see a character like that [Woody] endorsing something that at this point children have no need to know about, it’s disappointing. For organizations like Exodus International, which has thousands of men and women like me who have lived a gay life, it obviously didn’t …

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TRAILER: This Is What Love In Action Looks Like

To debut at this year’s San Francisco LGBT Film Fest.

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Former “Ex-Gays” PWN Exodus International’s Alan Chambers

Wayne Besen at Truth Wins Out: Alan Chambers denies that his organization participates or endorses reparative therapy. However, when one goes to Exodus Books on Chambers’ website, there are books about reparative therapy prominently listed. In the picture below, one can see two such therapy books sold on the Exodus website. Clearly, Chambers speaks out of both sides of his …

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PFOX: “Ex-Gay” Is An Orientation

As today’s Day Of Silence occurs at the nation’s schools, the self-hating homosexuals at PFOX are demanding recognition as a sexual orientation other than straight or gay. “If you’re going to worry about sexual orientation non-discrimination and pick a day every year to host it, shouldn’t that include all sexual orientations, such as former homosexuals,” the PFOX executive director questions. …

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Press Release Of The Day

From Wayne Besen at Truth Wins Out. Every now and again we highlight “ex-gay” activists who disappear from the scene. One such individual is Mike Ensley, who was laid off from Exodus in 2008. For those who do not remember, Ensley was the group’s “Youth Analyst”, with the insidious role of brainwashing young people. He has now reinvented himself as …

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PFOX “Ex-Gays” To Hand Out Lying Propaganda On Day Of Silence

The “ex-gays” at PFOX are asking students, parents, and teachers to distribute their brochures during this week’s Day Of Silence. Because since the pro-gay kids will be silent, they can’t complain. “We invite schools to distribute our ex-gay brochures year round,” said Regina Griggs, PFOX’s executive director, “but this Friday is especially important because it is considered a ‘day of …

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CANADA: “Ex-Gays” At Exodus Global Alliance May Lose Charity Status

Canada’s New Democratic Party is working to rescind the charity status of Exodus Global Alliance, the “ex-gay” Christianist group recently denied such status in New Zealand. “Our issue is that they purport to be able to cure homosexuality. Homosexuality is not an mental illness,” said Matthew McLauchlin, co-chair of the federal NDP’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Committee. “If all we …

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World Bank Donates To “Ex-Gays” At PFOX

World Bank, whose stated mission is ending poverty through loans to developing countries, has listed the “ex-gay” group PFOX as a suggested group for charity giving by its employees. World Bank matches employee donations at rates from 50-100% and places PFOX directly above PFLAG on its list of endorsed charities. Chris Geidner reports at Metro Weekly: PFOX supports so-called ”conversion” …

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Advocate Locates Geo/Lucien

The Advocate has learned the real name of the elusive Geo/Lucien, but the kid is still not talking. “Lucien,” the young man at the center of an emerging scandal involving one of the most influential leaders of the “ex-gay” movement, is known on his Facebook and MySpace profiles as Jo-vanni Roman, The Advocate has learned. Reached Tuesday afternoon by phone, …

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